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Author Topic: RE: I didn't even realize the forums' shops were operational.  (Read 7939 times)
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JonLeung
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« on: May 26, 2006, 09:58:03 AM »

Last I checked (which was pretty much when the forums were being set up), they weren't.  Now if the items are fully operational as well then I will find time this weekend to check over the prices, edit them overall if I can, etc.



I want people to earn these items, so they'll be visiting every day to get enough Gold for the useful items.



I will probably give the regulars (i.e. just about everyone stil here) the Images and Hyperlink items (or enough Gold to buy them).



If referral bonuses work that might be another way to encourage getting more people on here.



To not have time to look over one's own forums' features...that's pretty bad...  >_>
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« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2006, 01:53:32 PM »

So, we can get our own VGMaps t-shirt? I'll wear it on the days I don't wear my Planetgamecube shirt Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2006, 02:01:29 PM »

I was referring to the forums' virtual "items" for use within the forums...



But thanks for reminding me of that OTHER store...I'm going to design some new things.  No one wants a VGMaps.com compass that doesn't even say "The Video Game Atlas".  I was thinking I'd make less advertising-ish designs and have something people might wear, like a shirt saying "I obsess over pixels" or something.
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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2006, 06:02:24 PM »

Fancy, but I don't think we can even access the store at this level. Or the bank.
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« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2006, 09:12:08 PM »

You have 29 EXP. One more day. Wow, good timing, I didn't even plan that.



Okay, everyone (especially the regulars), click on your own name and see if you got any items.
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« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2006, 10:19:58 PM »

User posted image

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« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2006, 10:20:15 PM »

Yay!

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« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2006, 10:27:10 PM »

Fan concept for a Transformers movie Starscream, based on the producer's comment about a gorilla with wings:



[img=http://img154.imageshack.us/img154/436/transformersmoviestarscreamcon.th.jpg]





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« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2006, 10:27:41 PM »

Second try:







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Current project that I really should try to finish:
-Drill Dozer (GBA)
-Sonic 3D Blast (Genesis)
-Naya's Quest (PC)
-Lilly Looking Through (PC)

Pending project:
-A ton of stuff that will never be finished
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« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2006, 10:29:43 PM »

The way it works is < pic > *url* < / pic >



No spaces

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« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2006, 10:35:39 PM »

Okay, it's because it doesn't use the same tags so you can't use the links ImageShack gives you as such, you have to modify them a bit. I was trying to do the thumbnail with link thing but I can't get it working (and without being able to edit, I don't feel like making 20 posts or so just to figure it out).



Fan concept for a Transformers movie Starscream, based on the producer's comment about a gorilla with wings:

User posted image



It's not official but it did piss off many fans before it was revealed as a fake Wink



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Current project that I really should try to finish:
-Drill Dozer (GBA)
-Sonic 3D Blast (Genesis)
-Naya's Quest (PC)
-Lilly Looking Through (PC)

Pending project:
-A ton of stuff that will never be finished
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« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2006, 07:23:11 AM »

You can use the ImageShack URLs, I always do, but you have to be sure it's the "direct link" one.  The way this particular forum is set up I don't think you can directly use the "message board" ones or whatever.



I believe you can also use the typical HTML code for images...I often did.
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« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2006, 04:33:52 PM »

:above::banana::bang::domo::eye::heart::meh::ninja::pirate::rofl::scratch::scold::shrug::smile::toast::toast::wink:



Why aren't the regular smilies usable on these forums? I honestly don't think I'll ever use many of those.

Sad

Smiley

Wink

Tongue
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« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2006, 04:35:39 PM »

I didn't design the smiley selection.  I'll ask Inty if there's an easy way to modify them.
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« Reply #14 on: May 31, 2006, 04:57:39 AM »

I'll post the answer here rather than in the private message. Umm...you guys would like to replace...



Smiley

XD

Tongue

etc.



...with different smilies when you post them right? Well all i need is for you to post the pictures of the smilies you want and the piece of text you want it to replace then i can hardcode them in to show up.

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